Short Stuff April 2023

News & Notes from Our Staff & Advertisers

Feel the ROAR in Northern Virginia!

Jurassic Encounter

The Jurassic Encounter is a Dinosaur Walk-Thru experience for 10 days only – May 4th to 14th. This family fun adventure will be at Bull Run Special Events Center. Get up close and personal with over 50 life-size animatronic & static dinosaurs. Enjoy digging for bones, photo ops and more!

Tech Exploration in the Home of Army History

Experiential Learning Center at Alexandria’s National Army Museum

In the Experiential Learning Center at Alexandria’s National Army Museum, kids can take on the bridge-building challenge, diagnose sick patients and maneuver aerial cameras. In the Army Action Center, they can jump into a flight simulator for a thrilling exploration of the history of flight. Book your adventure at the

Every Kid Deserves a Great Summer!

Bethesda Big Train

Bethesda Big Train baseball is here to give your children the great summer they deserve. Join us for a summer of fun. Bethesda Big Train baseball will provide families a chance to be together again on warm summer nights just having fun. Go to to sign up for affordable family entertainment this June and July – ballgames, picnics and summer camp.

Disney’s ALADDIN is at The National April 19-30!

Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical in D.C. for TWO WEEKS ONLY! ALADDIN is a thrilling production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Tickets:

Digital Blossoms in Full PIXELBLOOM at ARTECHOUSE DC!

Digital Blossoms in Full PIXELBLOOM at ARTECHOUSE DC

Visitors of all ages are invited to enter PIXELBLOOM: Timeless Butterflies, ARTECHOUSE DC’s 6th annual cherry blossom exhibition. This virtual world is filled with cherry blossoms, butterflies and the thrilling exuberance of nature. Produced by ARTECHOUSE Studio, this new experience reimagines the potential of nature, creating a one-of-a-kind family-friendly journey.